Neil Leifer’s Iconic Sports Illustrated Photographs Coming to WAX
Your chance to own a piece of sports history has arrived.
Most successful photographers hang their hats on one or two iconic photos in their careers. However, Neil Leifer is celebrated for capturing numerous moments across the worlds of sports, politics, foreign affairs and entertainment.
His body of work includes unforgettable shots covering the 16 Olympic Games, 12 Super Bowls, 15 Kentucky Derbies, 4 FIFA World Cups, innumerable World Series games and other world-changing events. The results of his passion are stunning shots of Muhammad Ali, Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, and world leaders and legendary musicians Sir Paul McCartney, Bowie and so many more.
Leifer’s generation-defining art is coming to WAX, and it’s safe to say it’s one of the most powerful collections we’ve released to date!
How to Buy
The Sixties (Part 1) is Leifer’s first foray into the digital art space, and now his work can be yours. Pre-order your packs on November 9, 2021, at 10 am PDT/1 pm EDT, when you’ll have a shot at 1,248 Collector Packs for $99.99 USD each.
*The first NFT deliveries will take place within seven (7) business days of purchase.
What’s in Each Pack?
All packs contain a randomized selection of Leifer’s photography from his work with Sports Illustrated, in five (5) action-packed rarities:
- Black & White Strip (18 photos)
- Redlight (15 photos)
- Color Strip (12 photos)
- Slide (9 photos)
- Framed (6 photos)
Are There vIRLs?
Yes! Holders of each of the Framed rarities will be entitled to claim (1) one physical fine art print that corresponds to the photo on the NFT. Leifer’s fine art prints sell for generous amounts — one of which sold for a record-setting $18,000. His work has also been exhibited at art galleries and museums around the world. Here is your chance to bring some of this historic, world-class photography into your home or digital wallet.
- Collector Packs contain two (2) pre-minted NFTs for $99.99
Purchasing NFTs on WAX and its associated marketplaces ensures a green future for the blockchain. Officially certified as carbon-neutral, WAX provides fans with the collectibles they desire while offering the chance for partners and artists to flourish and supply valuable treasures for years to come.
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